Do you love interesting facts, maybe even fun facts? Today, we have both with these Ohio facts coloring pages. Ohio is the home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the first professional baseball team with Cincinnati Reds, along with being the roller coaster capital of the world and the rubber capital of the world.

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Let’s color some Ohio facts!

Fun Facts About Ohio

Ohio was also home to many important people, including John Glenn, Clark Gable, and Annie Oakley. Not only that, but eight of 46 United States Presidents elected were from Ohio: William Henry Harrison (9th), Ulysses S. Grant (18th), Rutherford B. Hayes (19th),  James Garfield (20th), Benjamin Harrison (23rd), William McKinley (25th), William H. Taft (27th), and Warren G. Harding (29th), making Ohio the mother of modern presidents! Download the printable Ohio facts for kids by clicking the green button here:

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A portion of Ohio is nestled in the western foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, and the state name is Iroquois for the “great river.” Lake Erie, one of the Great Lakes, was also derived from the Iroquois Native Americans. To the north and west of the Ohio River, you’ll find Marietta. It was the first city in the state established in 1788, it was also the first permanent settlement in the Northwest Territory.

ohio facts FOR KIDS

  1. Ohio is a state in the Midwestern United States. It is the 34th-largest by area.
  2. The seventh-most populous state with a population of nearly 11.8 million.
  3. The capital of Ohio and largest city is Columbus.
  4. Ohio was admitted to the Union on February 19, 1803, as the 17th state.
  5. The name Ohio comes from the Iroquois word meaning “beautiful river”.
  6. The state of Ohio is often called the Buckeye State because it was once covered with buckeye trees.
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Ohio is really neat!
  1. Eight of 44 American presidents were elected from Ohio, earning it the nickname “the Mother of Presidents.”
  2. Ohio is home to many notorious people, including Thomas Edison, Paul Newman, Steven Spielberg, and even Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon.
  3. Ohio is proudly called the “Birthplace of Aviation” because two Ohioans, Orville and Wilbur Wright, known as the Wright brothers, invented the first airplane.
  4. The cash register was invented by James Ritty and John Birch following the American Civil War in 1879.
  5. The World’s Largest Basket is over 29 feet tall and is found in Newark, Ohio.


This pdf file includes two coloring sheets loaded with Ohio Facts you don’t want to miss. Print as many sets as needed and give them to friends or family!

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Ohio facts are so much fun to color!

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